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A cartoon from the "Canadian Illustrated News", 1879, entitled "The Heathen Chinee in British Columbia", with the caption: "Amor de Cosmos, i.e.:-The Love of the World or the Lover of Mankind.-Heathen Chinee:-Why you sendee me offee? A.D.C.:--Because you can't or won't 'assimilate' with us-Heathen Chinee:-What is datee?-A.D.C.:-You won't drink whiskey and talk politics and vote like us."
Cover of magazine with words, Canadian Illustrated News. Illustration shows Chinese man being forcefully directed to a ship by a tall man in top hat